City Hospice given £1000 by The Provincial Grand Lodge of South Wales Freemasons
City Hospice receives a grant of £1000 from The Provincial Grand Lodge of South Wales Freemasons.
The grant from The Provincial Grand Lodge of South Wales Freemasons comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF). It will be used to will go towards paying for the essential end of life care we provide to patients and their families all over Cardiff.
This is just one of 227 grants to hospices around the country from Freemasons. In total £600,000 will be donated to hospices all over England and Wales this year.
This includes £300,000 which will be distributed to each hospice that receives less than 60 per cent funding from the NHS. A further £300,000 will be provided to individual hospices across England and Wales via Hospice UK, the national charity for hospice care. The MCF is partnering with Hospice UK to re-imagine day hospice services.
Contributions from Freemasons to hospices have exceeded £15 million in England and Wales since 1984.
Mollie Borg, Business Support Manager from City Hospice said:
“We’re very grateful to The Provincial Grand Lodge of South Wales Freemasons for their generous grant. It will go towards providing our essential nursing care supporting patients with life limiting illnesses across Cardiff”
Rob Payne from The Provincial Grand Lodge of South Wales Freemasons said:
“I’m very pleased we’ve been able to assist City Hospice. They do an outstanding job helping people with terminal or life limiting conditions, as well as supporting their families through very difficult times”.
Read more about the work of City Hospice here